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Hematology (revised 1962)


Published 1962
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Elements Contained in Normal Blood . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Origin of Blood Cells . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Functions of the Blood . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Metabolic Functions . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Defensive Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Routine Hematological Procedures . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Collection of Blood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Clinical Hemoglobinometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Cyanmethemoglobin Method . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . 8
Haden-Hausser Method ......................................... 15
Sahli Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
The Red Cell Count . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
The White Cell Count . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
The Differential White Blood Count . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Origin of Blood Cells . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Nomenclature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
The Leukocyte Series (White Blood Cells) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
A System for Cell Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Leukocytic Response to Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Physiological Leukocytosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
The Erythrocyte Series (Red Blood Cells) ............................ 40
Reticulated Red Blood Cell Count . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Fragility of Erythrocytes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Hematocrit Determination (Wintrobe) . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Mean Corpuscular Volume, Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin,
and Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Morphological Classification of Anemia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Miscellaneous Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Method for Staining Basophilic Aggregations ...... . ............... 52
Total Circulating Eosinophil Count  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Method for Demonstrating "L. E.'' Cells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Blood Coagulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Coagulation Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Lee and White's Method . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Silicone Tube Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Sabraze 's Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . 65
Plasma Clotting Time (Recalcification Time) . . . . . . . . . 65
Bleeding Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Duke's Method . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66


Year 1962
Language English
Collection usnavybumedhistoryoffice; medicalheritagelibrary

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